Severe thunderstorms possible from the central Plains to the upper Midwest

Severe thunderstorms containing damaging winds, large hail, heavy rainfall, and a few isolated tornadoes will be possible this afternoon into tonight from the central Plains to the upper Midwest. The threat is expected to shift east into the Great Lakes region by Friday. In addition, heavy rainfall could cause localized flooding concerns.
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Last Update: 716 AM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017

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23NM ESE Portsmouth RI

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Synopsis: ANZ200-290000- 716 AM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... Weak cold front moves offshore early this morning with west winds to follow, as high pressure slides south of New England today and tonight. A warm front moves across central New England Thu with increasing SW winds across the waters. This results in a prolong period of SSW winds across the waters into the weekend along with the risk of showers and thunderstorms Thu night and again Sunday. For information on possible hazardous weather beyond the 24-36 hour forecast period, please visit www.weather.gov/boston and follow the Current Hazards link above the map on the left. $$

Today
W winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon. Seas around 2 ft.
Tonight
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming W 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Thu
SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Thu Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Fri
SW winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
Fri Night
SW winds 15 to 20 kt, diminishing to 10 to 15 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft.
Sat
SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sat Night
S winds around 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Sun
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms.
Sun Night
SW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas around 2 ft. A chance of showers and tstms. winds and seas higher in and near tstms. seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.

Winds and seas higher in and near tstms. Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.
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Last Update: 716 AM EDT Wed Jun 28 2017
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